Rotating Equipment Engineer

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Job Description

Petroplan is recruiting for a Rotating Equipment Engineer on behalf of a leading provider of American-produced LNG. This role is essential in developing and advancing the Ready for Operations (RFO) activities, ensuring a seamless transition from EPC to the operations phase, reporting directly to the Director of Operations Engineering.

This position is located in Pointe Celeste, Louisiana.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in rotating equipment, including turbines (gas & steam), motors, generators, compressors, and pumps.
  • Provide expertise in supporting components/systems such as couplings, bearings, lubrication, and sealing systems (dry gas seals and mechanical seals).
  • Apply knowledge in compressor performance and vibration analysis.
  • Offer intermediate level Reliability Engineering support with a focus on:
  • Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA): Lead RCFA exercises, summarize findings, and present recommendations.
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM): Improve and fine-tune existing maintenance practices for a cost-effective, safe, and robust maintenance strategy.
  • Guide and mentor less experienced staff to ensure high asset availability.
  • Provide daily support to Maintenance & Operations teams to maintain operability of plant equipment.
  • Offer advanced diagnostic support to enable rapid production recovery in case of equipment failure or plant outage.
  • Support Maintenance team for Turnaround planning and execution.
  • Track availability and improve overall reliability of plant equipment.
  • Evaluate workflow processes, identify critical spares, and manage spare parts storage and preservation for rotating equipment systems.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or relevant technical discipline required.
  • Mechanical Engineering focus preferred.
  • Professional Engineering License preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years in a senior engineering role with rotating and mechanical equipment in an industrial setting.
  • Experience in oil and gas is required, with preference for LNG applications. Experience in petrochemical, NGL, cryogenic natural gas processing, or other hydrocarbon processing is also acceptable.
  • Extensive knowledge of gas turbines (Frames & Aero-derivatives) and compressors (including performance) is required.
  • Knowledge of CMMS systems.
  • Proficiency with RCFA tools for conducting failure analysis.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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